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Author: Mark Hopgood | Website: http://www.plasmanet-uk.com

Step 1 - construction of the EasyEdit(r) template

Download the example and extract the files. Open PlasmaNetBasic.fla or Basic_v5.fla
The basic slide contains 2 layers - save button (top right) and a text field entry layer

figure000 - the plasmanet easy edit template

Note the properties of the save button.
The instance name is PlasmaNet.

figure 001 save button with the instance name plasmanet

Note: the PlasmaNet save button with an instance name PlasmaNet is essential for text data transfer back to the server.

You may create your own save button, the code for the save button is...

get=_root.getURL("../save?openagent&", "_self", "POST");

Note also the properties of the text field
The field is Input Text, multiline and has the variable name /:a

text variable name

Note: valid variable names for fields are /:a /:b /:d /:e /:f /:g ... /:r ( /:c is now reserved for text color on dynatext templates)

Also check the character properties, if you are using a special font, embed the characters you need. Click Character... to display selected fields

character selection

Next - step 2 - creating your own slide from the basic template

» Level Basic

Added: 2005-11-23
Rating: 1 Votes: 1
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Mark Hopgood is the head developer at PlasmaNet with experience of flash / database integration since flash v 4.
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